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31 May 2002
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Author: Erklärung von Bern und ACTARES [AktionärInnen für nachhaltiges Wirtschaften]

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17 June 2002

Apartheid victims sue big business

Author: BBC News

A team of American and South African lawyers is about to file a $50bn class action suit in New York against Swiss and US banks accused of backing the former apartheid regime [suing Citigroup, Credit Suisse & UBS for allegedly profiting from loans...

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9 July 2002

Credit Suisse Financial Services gives children a ticket to life

Author: International Chamber of Commerce

The Ticket to Life campaign [joint Credit Suisse Financial Services / UNICEF Switzerland campaign] seeks to ensure children everywhere have official papers, like birth certificates, obliging governments to take responsibility for their welfare.

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2 August 2002

Shell faces South Africa apartheid lawsuits

Author: Nicol Degli Innocenti, Financial Times

Royal Dutch/Shell, the oil company, is to be cited in a multi-billion-dollar class action lawsuit brought by a team of lawyers on behalf of the victims of South Africa's apartheid regime, a lawyer said on Friday...Shell, which is accused of supplying...

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1 October 2002

EU Banks Come Up Short on Environmental Issues

Author: Edie News

European banks have much room for improvement with regard to their assessment of the environmental credit risk of projects for which potential clients are seeking funding, says a leading investment company. The study of 10 Western European banks by...

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12 November 2002

NGO sues firms for 'propping up apartheid'

Author: South African Press Association

[lawsuit in U.S. court against companies for past conduct in South Africa] - A non-governmental organisation has filed a lawsuit against 21 multinational corporations and leading international banks for helping prop up the apartheid state...The...

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1 January 2003

Corporate Responses to Climate Change

Author: Frans van der Woerd, David Levy & Katie Begg (eds.), Greener Management International: The Journal of Corporate Environmental Strategy and Practice (no. 39)

includes chapters on: "An Overview of Corporate Strategies" [refers to BP, Lafarge, General Motors, DuPont, Boeing, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Intel, Shell, United Technologies, Whirlpool, Deutsche Telekom, Gerling Group, Munich Re, Ford, Coca-Cola, Alcan,...

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18 May 2003

The shadow of apartheid

Author: Nicol degli Innocenti and John Reed, Financial Times

The emotionally fraught case...is viewed by many as preparing the way for big claims against multinationals for past dealings with discredited regimes...The suits [brought in U.S. courts] allege that banks including UBS, Credit Suisse and Citigroup,...

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5 June 2003

Top 10 banks agree to socially responsible financing

Author: AFP, in Business Report [South Africa]

[Equator Principles] The banks would apply the principles globally and to all industry sectors, including mining, oil and gas, and forestry, according to a World Bank statement. The banks adopting the principles are ABN Amro Bank and Rabobank of the...

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1 December 2003

[PDF] Development at Risk: Rethinking UN-Business Partnerships

Author: Ann Zammit, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) & South Centre

In recent years the United Nations (UN) has increasingly engaged in what it refers to as partnership with the private sector in order to hasten the achievement of the development goals of the United Nations (UN). This idea underpins the United Nations...

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